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Reading your baby’s cues



Family engagement, Parent activities & support, Special health care needs

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Tip sheets


Kathleen Vandenberg Ph.D., Marci J. Hanson Ph.D.

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View the list and use it as a guide to help you in interpreting your baby’s messages. Baby cues are grouped into two categories: stable cues, which tell you that your baby likes what is happening or that your baby is comfortable and ready for interaction, and stress cues, which tell you that your baby does not like what is happening and is uncomfortable.

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